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Biggest Storylines Heading into the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings
Baseball's annual Winter Meetings kick off on Monday, Dec. 9 in Orlando, as all 30 teams will come together for four days of wheeling and dealing.
ESPN.com baseball writer Jerry Crasnick: D-backs trying to acquire elite starting pitcher this winter
But after back-to-back .500 seasons, it's clear not all of his recent moves -- be it trading Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves for Martin Prado, Randall Delgado and a handful of minor leaguers, Jarrod Parker to the Oakland Athletics for Trevor Cahill or signing Brandon McCarthy and Cody Ross to two and three-year deals respectively -- have gone ... (more)
Sources: A's give Kazmir 2-year, $22M deal
The Oakland Athletics fortified their rotation Monday, reaching a two-year, $22 million agreement with free-agent left-hander Scott Kazmir , sources told ESPN's Jim Bowden and Buster Olney.
Bob Melvin Places Third in MoY Voting
In the non-surprising news of the day, Athletics manager Bob Melvin did not win his second straight AL Manager of the Year Award.